The following post was written quite a while ago. 86 days ago to be exact. It will be the first of a series of posts that I will be sharing about my own journey through Postpartum Depression. PPD is real and can be difficult to recognize in yourself. The past few months have been a … Continue reading Facing the Darkness: The Start of my Journey through PPD
This morning a mom in our community has made the local news for the photo she had taken sitting on Santa's lap at the mall while breastfeeding her baby. The look on Santa's face is priceless and the expression on the mother's face as she looks down at her baby boy radiates with love. It … Continue reading Breastfeeding on Santa’s Lap? I’m not ‘That Mom.’
If you are like me, you probably researched all the newest, hottest baby products on the market and registered for the Bumbo seat, the Sleep Sac, the Cloud B Sound Machine sheep/giraffe, Baby Bullet, etc. That's great! However, there are a few items you probably missed that you will need and use more than any … Continue reading 21 Things You Probably Didn’t Put on Your Baby Shower Registry (But Should Have)
I haven't blogged in a while. Not because there has been no craziness to share. There has actually been lots but I had a cholecystectomy (gallbladder removed) on October 31st (I know, who has surgery on Halloween? Eerie!) so I've been too doped up on Tylenol 3s and experiencing pain I naively wasn't counting on that has … Continue reading Poopity Poopity Poop!
I recently went to a tea party. It was a house party selling all sorts of gourmet loose leaf teas and accessories. One of the teas available for purchase was a tea called "Feminini-Tea." The consultant explained that this tea was great for women going through menopause and/or experiencing extreme PMS symptoms as it helps … Continue reading Feminini-Tea
Today I was feeling ambitious and decided to take both babies in public. We go for walks everyday and get groceries often but I was planning another mission: clothes shopping. I've been going through both of my kids' dressers and packing away clothes that are too small or out of season. Basically baby boy's dresser … Continue reading Mall Madness
Do you know what I LOVE? My washer and dryer. With two little babies, we have an overwhelmingly large mountain of baby laundry at all times (not to mention the extra adult laundry that goes along with it due to being an innocent passerby to spit-up, sticky hands and diaper explosions.) We took our show … Continue reading Left High and Dry: Literally